Saudi Rebuffs Iran Call to End Yemen Airstrikes

April 12, 2015 3:47 PM

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Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has refused calls from Tehran to stop its aerial assault on Iranian-supported Houthi rebels and their allies in Yemen.

Prince Saud al-Faisal says his country is not at war with Iran, but charged Tehran with fueling the cycle of violence in Yemen. Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of providing logistical support to the Houthis. Tehran supports the rebels but denies arming them.

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